October 20, October 25
USA | 2016 | 3 MIN
DIR: BRONWYN MALONEY
In the midst of reflective fantasy, a young woman’s inner thoughts arouse a surreal exploration of sensuality, self-esteem, and deeply rooted fears.
Cat [US PREMIERE]
USA | 2017 | 3 MIN
DIR: LEILEI XIA
A cat adopts a baby and a relationship grows between two fragile souls.
Fuse [US PREMIERE]
GERMANY | 2018 | 7 MIN
DIR: SHADI ADIB
How do we best kill the mouse?
Get Up, Pierrot [WORLD PREMIERE]
USA | 2018 | 7 MIN
DIR: GURLEEN RAI, F. ANTHONY SHEPHERD
Pierrot is an existential pastry made by folding layers of identity upon itself with equal parts tears and smiles.
FRANCE | 2017 | 5 MIN
DIR: RU KUWAHATA
My dad taught me how to pack.
USA | 2018 | 5 MIN
DIR: XINER JIANG
The baby cries to grab your attention.
The Likes and Dislikes of Marj Bagley
USA | 2018 | 14 MIN
DIR: TAYLOR STANTON
A stop-motion documentary highlighting a woman’s lifelong attempts to find happiness.
USA | 2017 | 6 MIN
DIR: BRANDON LAKE
Both bound and uplifted by identity, a man of clay strives to understand himself through the chaos of outside voices.
UK | 2017 | 9 MIN
DIR: THE BROTHERS MCLEOD (GREG MCLEOD, MYLES MCLEOD)
A town on the borderlands of Texas. A place out of time. A desert where strange lights dance in the night sky. A landscape of lost horses, freaks and food trucks. And then there’s the giant lemon.
USA | 2018 | 10 MIN
DIR: SHELBY HADDEN
A woman recounts her experience living with chronic pelvic pain—how health professionals have failed her, men have rejected her, and shame, anger, and hatred have plagued her body.
GERMANY | 2018 | 15 MIN
DIR: ANDRE HÖRMANN, SAMO (ANNA BERGMANN)
Akiko Takakura, one of the last survivors of the atomic bomb explosion of Hiroshima, finds a moment of happiness in the midst of total destruction.
Lotte: That Silhouette Girl
USA | 2018 | 10 MIN
DIR: ELIZABETH BEECHERL, CARLA PATULLO
Once upon a time, long before Disney and the other animation giants, Lotte Reiniger ignited the screen with shadows, light, and a pair of magical scissors.